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Learn over 15 useful words and expressions to use at an American diner.

Dialogue: At the diner

A British tourist is at an American diner. The waitress has just arrived to take his order. [Listen and complete the dialogue with the missing words.] W: Waitress C: Customer

W: Hi! Welcome to Friday’s Diner! What would you like to (1) _______?

C: I’ll have a Coke, please.

W: One coke. Would you like to (2) _______ about our specials today?

C: Sure. Oh, and can I get a glass of water too?

W: No problem. Today we’re (3) _______ a homemade meatloaf with gravy and mashed potatoes, with a side of green beans.

C: Mmm, I think I’ll just take a (4) _______ at the regular menu.

W: All right, I’ll be right back with your drink! [She leaves and comes back a few minutes later with the drinks.] So, what’ll it be?

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